October 2019

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 5:22 PM

The long-awaited, multistorey car park for this popular Sunshine Coast tourism destination is finally due to start for real this time.

Tourist town car park finally set to start construction

The long-awaited, multistorey car park for this popular Sunshine Coast tourism destination is finally due to start for real this time.

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 5:16 PM

Drivers say the situation is out of control as State Government seeks ways to curb appalling behaviour on our buses

Drugs, sex and dirty deals: X-rated Coast bus routes

Drivers say the situation is out of control as State Government seeks ways to curb appalling behaviour on our buses

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 2:19 PM

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned damaging winds and hail possible along with heavy rain as severe storms approach.

Hail, damaging winds and heavy rain threat remains

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned damaging winds and hail possible along with heavy rain as severe storms approach.

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 1:53 PM

Police have been called to investigate the discovery of booby trap devices found on the course to be trodden by 650 runners.

‘Booby traps’ found on hinterland ultra-marathon course

Police have been called to investigate the discovery of booby trap devices found on the course to be trodden by 650 runners.

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 11:16 AM

A teen has been treated for head injuries at the scene of a single-vehicle accident.

Teen trapped in vehicle after overnight crash

A teen has been treated for head injuries at the scene of a single-vehicle accident.

Published a story 19th Oct 2019 10:49 AM

This amazing race not only tests athletes’ endurance, it’s also pouring money into a hinterland economy

Huge field sets off on hinterland ultra-marathon

This amazing race not only tests athletes’ endurance, it’s also pouring money into a hinterland economy

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 1:10 PM

Hundreds turned out on Thursday to farewell a business leader and benefactor who gave his all to community and family

Business leader, Coast benefactor soared to great heights

Hundreds turned out on Thursday to farewell a business leader and benefactor who gave his all to community and family

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 10:55 AM

Division Eight candidate calls for greater council transparency and commitment to the planning scheme

Candidate declares hand in Sunshine Coast Council election

Division Eight candidate calls for greater council transparency and commitment to the planning scheme

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 9:31 AM

A Sunshine Coast school basketball team will wear black arm bands in their next game as they mourn former captain Brenton Estorffe, who was shot dead in Texas.

Team mourns ‘big brother’ after tragic US shooting

A Sunshine Coast school basketball team will wear black arm bands in their next game as they mourn former captain Brenton Estorffe, who was shot dead in Texas.

Published a story 18th Oct 2019 7:57 AM

The father of former Sunshine Coast man Brenton Estorffe, who was gunned down in his Texas home, says he may not be able to make his son’s funeral over a visa issue.

'He paid the highest price': Dad's torment over US shooting

The father of former Sunshine Coast man Brenton Estorffe, who was gunned down in his Texas home, says he may not be able to make his son’s funeral over a visa issue.

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Whether taking on developers hell-bent on destroying the Coast’s natural appeal or a Prime Minister indifferent to the plight of the poor, Bill Hoffman has never been one to mince his words. Bill’s been a journalist for 32 years, 29 of those on the Coast. Love him or hate him, he'll get you blogging.